theatre

Anuswar theatre troupe's 'Harmachis Cleopatra' underway

Dhaka's theater enthusiasts are in for a treat as the theater troupe Anuswar takes center stage with their latest production, "'Harmachis Cleopatra".

‘Tirthojatri’ stages successful run in Dhaka after New York

“Tirthojatri”, directed by Tauquir Ahmed, took the stage at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka recently. This production marks the 16th instalment from his theatre troupe Natyakendra. Prior to this, Tauquir presented the play to the expatriate audience at the Queens Theater in New York on March 18.

‘I don’t want anything more from life'

Today marks the 80th birthday of the renowned actor, Ferdousi Majumdar.

#Arts / Our theatre scene and its present challenges

Theatre has a rich history in Bangladesh. Like many other art forms, it combines social commentary and dialogue with skilful acting and narratives to reach audiences. With the advent of various entertainment platforms and given Bangladesh's limited approach to performative arts, theatre has progressed, but still has a long way to go to overcome multiple obstacles standing in its way.

4 theatre troupes demand answers from Group Theatre Federation

The letter was sent to Liaquat Ali Lucky, Chairman, Group Theatre Federation, earlier on April 13, which has been revealed today to the media.

Over 100 theatres reopening for Eid

With Eid just around the corner, it has been anticipated that a total of nine films would be released on the occasion.

Love the Oscars winners? Here’s what you should read

The book behind the Oscar-winning adaptations, and books about the history of the award

'Bridgerton' spin-off goes back in time, follows 'Queen Charlotte' origins

The six-episode series is the first spin-off from "Bridgerton", set in Regency London and whose first series became a global phenomenon when it was released in late 2020.

Ishrat Nishat Natya Puraskar coming January 19

On Tuesday, nominees for the Ishrat Nishat Natya Puraskar were announced at a press conference in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

August 24, 2023
August 24, 2023

Anuswar theatre troupe's 'Harmachis Cleopatra' underway

Dhaka's theater enthusiasts are in for a treat as the theater troupe Anuswar takes center stage with their latest production, "'Harmachis Cleopatra".

August 2, 2023
August 2, 2023

‘Tirthojatri’ stages successful run in Dhaka after New York

“Tirthojatri”, directed by Tauquir Ahmed, took the stage at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka recently. This production marks the 16th instalment from his theatre troupe Natyakendra. Prior to this, Tauquir presented the play to the expatriate audience at the Queens Theater in New York on March 18.

June 18, 2023
June 18, 2023

‘I don’t want anything more from life'

Today marks the 80th birthday of the renowned actor, Ferdousi Majumdar.

May 14, 2023
May 14, 2023

Our theatre scene and its present challenges

Theatre has a rich history in Bangladesh. Like many other art forms, it combines social commentary and dialogue with skilful acting and narratives to reach audiences. With the advent of various entertainment platforms and given Bangladesh's limited approach to performative arts, theatre has progressed, but still has a long way to go to overcome multiple obstacles standing in its way.

May 10, 2023
May 10, 2023

4 theatre troupes demand answers from Group Theatre Federation

The letter was sent to Liaquat Ali Lucky, Chairman, Group Theatre Federation, earlier on April 13, which has been revealed today to the media.

April 20, 2023
April 20, 2023

Over 100 theatres reopening for Eid

With Eid just around the corner, it has been anticipated that a total of nine films would be released on the occasion.

March 13, 2023
March 13, 2023

Love the Oscars winners? Here’s what you should read

The book behind the Oscar-winning adaptations, and books about the history of the award

February 15, 2023
February 15, 2023

'Bridgerton' spin-off goes back in time, follows 'Queen Charlotte' origins

The six-episode series is the first spin-off from "Bridgerton", set in Regency London and whose first series became a global phenomenon when it was released in late 2020.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

Ishrat Nishat Natya Puraskar coming January 19

On Tuesday, nominees for the Ishrat Nishat Natya Puraskar were announced at a press conference in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

‘Nil Chhaya’ reconjures ghosts of Bengal’s Indigo Revolution

‘Nil Chhaya' connects the Indigo Revolt to the oppressions faced by present day garment factory workers in Bangladesh.